THE SEVEN MILLION COPY BESTSELLER The groundbreaking classic that introduced the theory that ancient Earth established contact with aliens. Erich von Daniken’s Chariots of the Gods is a work of monumental importance– the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient Earth had been visited . Erich von Da niken’s “Chariots of the Gods” is a work of monumental importance– the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient.
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I understood what the author was proposing in this book without being overwhelmed with tons of information. But his speculations, the assertions as they are shown and presented in Chariots of the Gods and his other and similar books have always left a rather nastily bitter taste in my mouth, a feeling that the author in many ways actually tends to actively despise humanity, and that he especially despises and cannot accept the fact that individuals like the Mayans, the Egyptians, the Aztects were able to create, to think with cleverness and intelligence read their OWN cleverness and intelligence.
Oct 07, Yigal Zur rated it liked it.
Von Daniken doesn’t just make suppositions off his own beliefs, he offers serious archaeological evidence to support his theories. I soon lost my grin, became profoundly curious, and what followed was a wonderful experience, unusual in evert respect, an undertaking chariogs was done exclusively in my spare time, daniiken NASA, my employer, is not engaged in such matters.
Putting aside the shortcomings of the prose, the book also did not fulfill its promise of showing evidence for aliens having visited Earth in the ancient past.
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Showing ggods reviews. Now aside from the fact that the information presented by the author is at best wildly speculative and weirdly imaginative, Chariots of the Gods also and more importantly has a to me profoundly anti-humanistic and even perhaps borderline racist feel to it. It fed upon people’s need to feel that we come from something “out there. English Choose a language for shopping.
ot Alexa Actionable Analytics for danioen Web. Chariots of the Gods? One must fully experience and understand what the sacred texts that Daniken speaks of and quotes from in his tje his books. Blumrich March 17, — February 10,who also wrote a summary article, “The Spaceships of the Prophet Ezekiel”. It’s amazing that with arguments to poorly presented that this book seemed to have such an affect on American culture in the early 70’s.
Instead, Von Daniken holds firmly to the belief that the “mythologies” and artwork were actual records of witnessed events. Aliens are ‘watching us and could arrive on Earth in the next 20 years gosd “. If von Daniken could back up his intriguing theories with hard, concrete evidence, we would have to rewrite our history. Dec 10, Riku Sayuj rated it it was ok Shelves: Von Daniekan’s writing style, observations, and analysis of the evidence used by mainstream science anchor theology to explain the presence of artifacts, writings and other materials, coupled with his alternative explanations and proofs were not only plausible, but also down right convincing.
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Most incredible of all, however, is von Daniken’s theory that we ourselves are the descendants of these galactic pioneers–and the archeological discoveries that prove it Well, danilen must admit it was a really pretty fantasy. As far as inacuracies, the book was written in the late ‘s. Mar 20, Manybooks rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Most incredible of all, however, is von Da niken’s theory that we ourselves are the descendants of these galactic pioneers–and the archeological discoveries that prove it I might pick up a few more of his books in the future.
Mar 08, Werner rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Erich von Daniken’s Chariots of the Gods is a work of monumental importance–the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient Earth had been visited by aliens.
But the disturbing fact is the sheer confidence of the author in his most ridiculous and logic- This is pseudo-science and story telling at its very best. I recommend reading this for the fun factor more than anything. I think for us to stand here on one infinitely insignificant world among countless billions or trillions in the “known” universe and state “we are it and we are the best” is ridiculous beyond my ability to put into words.
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Chariots of The Gods
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Chariots of the Gods? I will continue to buy and read more of his books in the future. The Incredible Sciences of the Ancients. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I have changed the way I think about the facts now, but this book was one of the first books I ever read that made me consider an alternate narrative to mainstream thought My manuscript had already been turned godss by Econ. In one Goodreads group which some of my friends belong to, they’re having a discussion of the ethics of giving a book a one-star rating with no explanatory review; one person likened the practice to a drive-by shooting.
But here is where it all began–von Daniken’s startling theories of our earliest encounters with alien worlds, based upon his lifelong studies of ancient ruins, lost cities, potential spaceports, and a myriad of hard scientific facts that point to extraterrestrial intervention in human history. His works have been translated into 28 languages and have sold more than 63 million copies. Even the Catholic church reaches out to the heavens with their large telescope to see if there are answers and knowledge to gain about what has happened in the past, the present, and the future.
A Synopsis of Facts and Beliefs. Can we still afford to close our eyes and stop up our ears because new ideas are supposed to be heretical and absurd? The author would present intriguing mysteries from the historic record and archeological sites, then lead the reader to question it often making extreme assumptionsthen drop a bunch of questions.
The Eyes of the Sphinx: Time has undone the author and the claims he made in this book which once set the cash registers ringing in bookshops across the World. The Penguin Putnam Inc. He begs us to ask why and how so many ancient structures and artifacts exist around the world that is impossible to build even today. People who have read the book, please laugh along with me